Introduction: Creating New Futures
CREATING NEW FUTURES: SETTLING CHILDREN AND YOUTH FROM REFUGEE BACKGROUNDS, Mary Crock, ed, Federation Press, Australia, 2015
28 Pages Posted: 15 Sep 2015
Date Written: September 14, 2015
This book chapter addresses the multi-faceted issues that challenge policy-makers and professionals tasked with the reception of children and youth who come to Australia as refugees and humanitarian migrants. It begins by outlining the contributions made to the edited collection of essays contained in Creating New Futures: Settling Children and Youth from Refugee Backgrounds (Federation Press 2015). The piece continues with a brief overview of child and humanitarian migration to Australia, concluding with a collection of the available statistical data relevant to the topic.
Keywords: Refugees, children, youth, resettlement, refugee health, child refugees, settlement of refugee children, refugee policy
JEL Classification: K10, K30, K32, K33
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